Garage Doors & Door Openers

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Garage Door Window Replacement Tips

To improve your home's appearance, include garage door window replacement as part of your spring or fall

Garage Door Cable Repair Tips

Garage door cable repair can be a little more complex than it looks. You need to be very careful because

Up and Over Garage Door Installation Tips

The up and over garage door mechanism is probably the cheapest and most commonly used garage door, but

Troubleshooting a Garage Door: Doesn't Close Properly

Troubleshooting garage door problems isn’t anyone’s favorite weekend activity, but it’s

Garage Door Bracket Installation Tips

A garage door bracket holds the tracks in place to the garage ceiling or walls that the door runs up

How to Convert a Screw Drive to a Chain Drive Garage Door Opener

A chain drive garage door opener is very different from that of a screw drive opener. However, it basically

How to Install Vinyl Garage Door Trim

Vinyl garage door trim acts as a cachet between the garage door jamb and the garage door. Usually the

Vinyl Garage Door Trim: Installation Tips

You can change the outward appearance of your garage by installing vinyl garage door trim. This can also

How to Trim a Garage Door to Fit an Uneven Driveway

An uneven driveway can be the bane of your garage door as the door will not sit correctly but have no

How to Replace Garage Door Trim

Garage door trim is as functional as it is decorative. Garage door trim can, over time, become worn or

How to Install Garage Door Weatherstripping

A garage door weather stripping prevents dirt and debris from entering through the bottom of the garage

How to Inspect Garage Door Rollers and Brackets

When your garage door does not open and close properly, it may be caused by damaged garage door rollers.

How to Replace a Wooden Garage Door Weather Seal

A wooden garage door is like metal or plastic garage doors in the fact that they all require a weather

How to Lubricate Garage Door Springs and Chains

Garage door springs make the work of opening the garage door much easier. Without the springs to take

3 Benefits to a Garage Door Keypad

A garage door keypad functions like a digital key for your garage. Like the wireless “clicker”

4 Benefits to an Electric Garage Door Opener

Electric garage door openers have around since C.G. Johnson invented them in the year 1926. One interesting

6 Benefits to Installing Keyless Entry for a Garage Door Opener

One of the improvements that have been made with garages is the use of a keyless entry garage door opener.

How Garage Door Cables Work

When it comes to garage door cables it is hard to understand exactly what is going on when they are functioning.

How to Calibrate Your Garage Door Sensor

When the garage door sensor works properly it will keep the door from slamming into the floor, or into

How to Install Wooden Garage Doors

Whenever you have decided that you want wooden garage doors for your home, you will find that installation

How to Fit a Roll-Up Garage Door

Fitting a roll-up garage door seems like a big challenge however it isn't as bad as it may sound. Here

How to Install a Glass Garage Door

A glass garage door is just exactly that. A garage door that is made out of glass panels instead of wood,

How to Reinforce a Garage Door

A garage door is usually made from lightweight materials to make it easier to raise and lower and save

How to Install a Garage Door Opener Battery Backup

Installing a garage door opener battery backup is an excellent way to defend against power outages that

How Does a Garage Door Opener Battery Backup Work?

The garage door opener backup battery is a great tool to have. Installing this piece of technology allows

How to Make Your Garage Door Opener Quiet

Making a garage door opener quiet isn't a difficult task. There can be several reasons the door is noisy.

How to Reduce Garage Door Opener Spring Tension

You can very easily adjust the ease with which you open your garage door by adjusting the tension on

How Often Should a Garage Door Opener Spring Be Replaced?

The garage door opener spring is the part of the entire system that takes the torque of the door and

How to Program a Multicode Garage Door Opener

Programming a multicode garage door opener is a very simple task. Besides your hands, no tools are involved

How to Replace a Garage Door Opener Gear

Replacing a garage door opener gear is not a difficult project, but does require some care and attention

How to Repair a Cracked Garage Door Opener Gear

The garage door opener gear can often malfunction or crack. You can repair this yourself instead of running

How to Wire an Electric Garage Door Opener

While installing an electric garage door opener is a fairly easy task, it does require a little bit of

How to Replace a Garage Door Opener Belt

The garage door opener belt is an important part of the workings inside the opener. When the belt is

How to Fit Up and Over Garage Doors

Up and over garage doors are much different than the normal style doors that have sections and rollers.

What to Do If a Garage Door Opener Belt is Off Track

If you are are having trouble with your garage door opener belt running off track, there are a few things

How to Repair a Broken Garage Door Opener Chain

A garage door opener chain may make a lot of noise when you pull it to open your door but it is one of

How to Tighten a Loose Garage Door Opener Chain

If you find that your garage door opener chain has become loose with time, you may want to tighten it

How to Install a Garage Door Keypad Opener

A garage door opener keypad is something that is going to allow you to use your garage door without having

How to Use a Universal Garage Door Opener

A universal garage door opener is a wonderful gadget that allows a homeowner to open any type of garage

Garage Door Opener Troubleshooting: Beginners' Tips

If you are having trouble with your garage door, then you should consider performing a few simple garage